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Q Acquires TBL Performance Plastics

News | October 4, 2019

SOLON, OH, October 2019 – Q announced today that it has entered into an agreement to acquire TBL Performance Plastics, Sparta, NJ, a leading manufacturer of single-use bio-process components and systems including fittings, tubing, single-use assemblies, and fabrication.

TBL represents a strategic acquisition for Q’s Biopharma Business, creating a flexible and multi-faceted biopharma component and single-use assembly manufacturer with North American and European production and distribution centers.

Together, Q and TBL will offer an in-depth suite of development and manufacturing services, material technologies, and industry expertise.  The combined business will also offer complete product lifecycle management with cleanroom assembly and packaging services.

Thomas J. Hook, Chief Executive of Q, commented: “We are delighted to have reached this agreement to purchase TBL. The businesses are highly complementary and the acquisition represents a critical milestone in building Q’s Biopharma Business. It will significantly enhance the value we can deliver to our North American customer base.”

Robert DuPont Jr., CEO of TBL, added, “We are excited to be working with Q to build an industry-leading Single-Use Technology (“SUT”) business. Q’s operational excellence, synergistic capabilities, and silicone products are powerful resources. Combined with TBL’s portfolio of other non-metallic products and services for the biotech industry, our companies are strategically aligned as key players in the industry. The alignment will benefit our customers by providing them with a greater global network, product development, and manufacturing capabilities.”

Richard Relyea, Managing Director 3i North America, commented: “3i is pleased to support Q in this strategic acquisition of TBL.  The combination further supports our commitment to expanding our offering in the biopharma market.  We will continue to invest to further expand our capabilities, geographic footprint and differentiated products to better support our global customer base.”

 

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News | October 4, 2019

SOLON, OH, October 2019 – Q announced today that it has entered into an agreement to acquire TBL Performance Plastics, Sparta, NJ, a leading manufacturer of single-use bio-process components and systems including fittings, tubing, single-use assemblies, and fabrication. TBL represents a strategic acquisition for Q’s Biopharma Business, creating a flexible and multi-faceted biopharma component and single-use assembly manufacturer with North American and European production and distribution centers. Together, Q and TBL will offer an in-depth…

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Q Holding Forms New Unit, Expands Lab Capabilities

News | May 8, 2019

CHRIS SWEENEY, Rubber & Plastics News SOLON, Ohio—Q Holding Co. may look a little different, but its overriding goals remain the same. The firm developed a new brand and realigned its operations into three manufacturing divisions. Its legacy Quality Synthetic Rubber operation, which focuses on non-medical/industrial applications, was unaffected. Its Qure Medical unit also remains the same, focusing on components and sub-assemblies. Its newest unit—Q Medical Devices—focuses on fully finished medical devices and consists of Degania…

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News | May 8, 2019

CHRIS SWEENEY, Rubber & Plastics News SOLON, Ohio—Q Holding Co. may look a little different, but its overriding goals remain the same. The firm developed a new brand and realigned its operations into three manufacturing divisions. Its legacy Quality Synthetic Rubber operation, which focuses on non-medical/industrial applications, was unaffected. Its Qure Medical unit also remains the same, focusing on components and sub-assemblies. Its newest unit—Q Medical Devices—focuses on fully finished medical devices and consists of Degania…

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QSR Receives Prestigious Ford Q1 Certification

News | November 27, 2017

The Jasper, Georgia facility of Quality Synthetic Rubber (QSR) was recently awarded Ford Motor Company’s Q1 Certification, which is considered throughout the world as an indication of exceptional quality and customer satisfaction. The Q1 Certification is awarded to Ford suppliers who demonstrate excellence beyond the ISO/TS certification requirements in five critical areas: capable systems, continuous improvement, ongoing performance, superior manufacturing process and customer satisfaction. To qualify, companies must simultaneously achieve the following: • 100% on-time…

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News | November 27, 2017

The Jasper, Georgia facility of Quality Synthetic Rubber (QSR) was recently awarded Ford Motor Company’s Q1 Certification, which is considered throughout the world as an indication of exceptional quality and customer satisfaction. The Q1 Certification is awarded to Ford suppliers who demonstrate excellence beyond the ISO/TS certification requirements in five critical areas: capable systems, continuous improvement, ongoing performance, superior manufacturing process and customer satisfaction. To qualify, companies must simultaneously achieve the following: • 100% on-time…

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Q Holding Company appoints Thomas J. Hook as CEO

News | September 5, 2017

TWINSBURG, OH, September 2017 – Q Holding Company (“Q” or “the Company”) announced today that Thomas J. Hook has joined the Company as Chief Executive Officer to lead Q through its next phase of growth. Tom brings extensive operational experience across multiple industries, most recently in the Medical Technology Markets. Prior to joining Q, he was President & CEO of Integer Holdings Corporation, the largest medical device outsource (MDO) manufacturer in the world.  Integer’s brands…

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News | September 5, 2017

TWINSBURG, OH, September 2017 – Q Holding Company (“Q” or “the Company”) announced today that Thomas J. Hook has joined the Company as Chief Executive Officer to lead Q through its next phase of growth. Tom brings extensive operational experience across multiple industries, most recently in the Medical Technology Markets. Prior to joining Q, he was President & CEO of Integer Holdings Corporation, the largest medical device outsource (MDO) manufacturer in the world.  Integer’s brands…

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Zack Beier Featured in Rubber & Plastics News Under 40 Class Issue

News | August 16, 2017

Zack Beier, Q Holding Company’s Director of Purchasing, was recently featured in the Rubber & Plastics News (R&PN) Under 40 Class of 2017 issue. According to R&PN, Beier was selected because of his ability to help Q maintain a steady supply of raw materials to sustain strong growth for the last seven years, navigating challenges like strikes, bankruptcies and force majeure situations. Read article: 07.24.17 Under 40 Edition

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News | August 16, 2017

Zack Beier, Q Holding Company’s Director of Purchasing, was recently featured in the Rubber & Plastics News (R&PN) Under 40 Class of 2017 issue. According to R&PN, Beier was selected because of his ability to help Q maintain a steady supply of raw materials to sustain strong growth for the last seven years, navigating challenges like strikes, bankruptcies and force majeure situations. Read article: 07.24.17 Under 40 Edition

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Q Holding Company’s Qure Medical to Merge with Degania Silicone Ltd.

News | November 28, 2016

Q Holding announced today that it has entered into an agreement to purchase Degania Silicone Ltd. (“Degania”), a leading international manufacturer of medical catheters. Degania represents a transformative acquisition for Q Holding, creating a market-leading medical device and component manufacturer offering complete flexible technology solutions for healthcare applications.  Degania produces critical end products that are used on a daily basis in healthcare settings in applications such as cardiology, general surgery and drug delivery. Degania employs…

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News | November 28, 2016

Q Holding announced today that it has entered into an agreement to purchase Degania Silicone Ltd. (“Degania”), a leading international manufacturer of medical catheters. Degania represents a transformative acquisition for Q Holding, creating a market-leading medical device and component manufacturer offering complete flexible technology solutions for healthcare applications.  Degania produces critical end products that are used on a daily basis in healthcare settings in applications such as cardiology, general surgery and drug delivery. Degania employs…

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QSR Establishes Mexican Operation

News | November 3, 2016

By Chris Sweeney, Rubber & Plastics News Staff QUERETARO, Mexico—-Quality Synthetic Rubber lnc. is venturing south of the border. The unit of Q Holding Co. will establish a manufacturing facility dedicated to producing primarily silicone electrical connector seals and insulators for industrial applications, mainly automotive and aerospace. The 65,000-sq.-ft. plant will be operational on Nov. 15 and is projected to create 135 jobs. QSR is making an initial capital equipment investment of $3 million for…

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News | November 3, 2016

By Chris Sweeney, Rubber & Plastics News Staff QUERETARO, Mexico—-Quality Synthetic Rubber lnc. is venturing south of the border. The unit of Q Holding Co. will establish a manufacturing facility dedicated to producing primarily silicone electrical connector seals and insulators for industrial applications, mainly automotive and aerospace. The 65,000-sq.-ft. plant will be operational on Nov. 15 and is projected to create 135 jobs. QSR is making an initial capital equipment investment of $3 million for…

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A Happy Anniversary – QSR Celebrates Milestone at Ohio Facility

News | November 3, 2016

By Chris Sweeney, Rubber & Plastics News Staff TWINSBURG, Ohio – lt’s been a long journey for Quality Synthetic Rubber. The firm started out of a one-garage house in Oakwood Village, Ohio. Now, 50 years later, it operates a more than 80,000-sq.-ft. facility in Twinsburg, manufactures product in China and Europe with a facility in Mexico forthcoming, and formed Q Holding Co., which oversees the QSR industrial business and its more recent Qure Medical operation….

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News | November 3, 2016

By Chris Sweeney, Rubber & Plastics News Staff TWINSBURG, Ohio – lt’s been a long journey for Quality Synthetic Rubber. The firm started out of a one-garage house in Oakwood Village, Ohio. Now, 50 years later, it operates a more than 80,000-sq.-ft. facility in Twinsburg, manufactures product in China and Europe with a facility in Mexico forthcoming, and formed Q Holding Co., which oversees the QSR industrial business and its more recent Qure Medical operation….

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Quality Synthetic Rubber, a Q Holding Company, Receives AS9100 Aerospace Certification

News | May 25, 2016

In April 2016, Q Holding Company, d.b.a. Quality Synthetic Rubber (QSR), received the coveted AS9100 Aerospace Certification* for its Twinsburg, Ohio facility, announced Randy Ross, President and CEO of Q Holding. Backed by a wealth of knowledge and decades of experience in producing connector seals and other components for the automotive industry, QSR is poised to take on the challenge of manufacturing products under strict AS9100 guidelines. According to Ross, QSR has constructed a dedicated…

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News | May 25, 2016

In April 2016, Q Holding Company, d.b.a. Quality Synthetic Rubber (QSR), received the coveted AS9100 Aerospace Certification* for its Twinsburg, Ohio facility, announced Randy Ross, President and CEO of Q Holding. Backed by a wealth of knowledge and decades of experience in producing connector seals and other components for the automotive industry, QSR is poised to take on the challenge of manufacturing products under strict AS9100 guidelines. According to Ross, QSR has constructed a dedicated…

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